Erik Karlsson signs with Jokerit

Updated: September 26, 2012, 11:42 AM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

Norris Trophy winner Erik Karlsson has signed with Jokerit of the Finnish Elite League, his agent Don Meehan confirmed to ESPN.com.

Karlsson will play for the duration of the lockout.

The 22-year-old Swede had a career-high 78 points (19-59) in 81 games with the Ottawa Senators last season.